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Earlier this week, Harvard University acknowledged the fact that, in the wake of last summer’s cheating scandal that rocked the campus, it had secretly searched the e-mail accounts of 16 Resident Deans. The e-mail search was...more
Senate Bill 499, introduced by three Oregon Senators on February 7, 2013, would prohibit employers and universities, both public and private, from requiring applicants to turn over passwords to their personal social...more
A handful of cases handed down by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has left employers wondering whether they have any rights at all to regulate, monitor and discipline employees for what they post on Facebook and...more
An increasing number of states are passing laws that prohibit employers and academic institutions from requesting or requiring employees, job applicants, students, and prospective students to turn over their social media...more
In order to have the new 2012-13 education legislation handy, we have combined our series on the subject into one easy to reference location. Here you will find a recap of all the legislation we summarized, along with a link...more
Democratic Texas State Representative Helen Giddings filed a bill prohibiting employers in Texas from asking for social media passwords from applicants and current employees. Texas joins a long list of states that have...more
As we alerted you on December 21, 2012, the Michigan Legislature passed House Bill 5523, known as the Internet Privacy Protection Act (IPPA). On December 28, 2012, Governor Snyder signed the IPPA, which took effect...more
The University of Toledo terminated an Associate Vice President for Human Resources after she wrote an op-ed column arguing that homosexuals could choose their sexual orientation and thus were not entitled to the same...more
A former lingerie model turned high school guidance counselor has sued the New York City Department of Education (“DOE”) for discrimination and wrongful termination after being fired when Internet photos surfaced of the...more
KMTG will be issuing a series of updates on new legislation signed by Governor Brown. All laws become effective January 1, 2013, unless otherwise stated.
Pupil Fees—AB 1575 -
AB 1575 prohibits public school...more
Two bills were recently chaptered the provide employees and college students protection from the prying eyes of employers and college admissions....more
AB 1844 -
AB 1844 adds a new provision to the Labor Code that prohibits an employer from requiring an employee or applicant for employment to (1) disclose his or her username or password for the purpose of accessing...more
This article addresses the purpose of social media policies for employers in California and provdes tips and recommendations for how to formulate an effective policy for their employees....more
Just because it’s that I-Can’t-Believe-There’s-One-Week-Left-In-August time of year, doesn’t mean there isn’t some fun and exciting law coming down the pike. An important decision was issued this month by the Second Circuit...more
In our April 2011 issue, we discussed strategies for schools to limit their exposure to liability stemming from employees' off-campus interactions with students. School employees' participation in online social networking,...more
In This Issue:
*Department of Labor Issues Guidance on FMLA’s Definition of In Loco Parentis
*Ruling Continues Trend of Courts Strictly Construing Terms of Construction Contract
*Overtime Lawsuit for Use of PDA's...more
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